5/1/2017 City of Mountain View Media Release City of Mountain View
Office of the City Manager
500 Castro St., 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA 94039

MEDIA RELEASE 05012017-1
Subject :

“Housing for the Missing Middle” Lunch Event
Contact : Wayne Chen
Neighborhoods and Housing Services Manager,
(650) 903-6379

and Hands On Demo of MicroPAD Modular Housing

(Mountain View, Calif.) — As part of Affordable Housing Week (May 12-19), the City of Mountain View will be hosting a lunchtime event to address Bay Area concerns over the lack of mid-level housing options for middle income workers, families and households. The event will feature a moderated discussion with three subject matter experts on the “missing middle” who are trying to address this issue: Dan Parolek of Opticos Design, Rick Jacobus of Street Level Advisors, and Patrick Kennedy of Panoramic Interests. In addition to the discussion, the event will include a light lunch; opportunities for questions and answers from participants and media; and a tour of the MicroPAD modular housing concept.

DATE: Tuesday, May 16

TIME: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

EVENT VENUE: Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
Civic Center Plaza at 500 Castro St., Mountain View

MicroPAD DEMO: Corner of Mercy and Castro off of the Civic Center Plaza

REGISTRATION: MountainView.gov/MissingMiddle Free and open to all members of the public, but registration is highly encourage for lunch and space allocations.

ABOUT the MicroPAD

The MicroPAD demonstration will also be available May 13 and 15-18 from noon until 6:00 p.m. on the corner of Mercy and Castro Streets in Mountain View. No RSVP is necessary to just tour the MicroPAD.

The MicroPAD™ was created by Panoramic Interests to provide an innovative modular housing option in order to address a variety of housing needs. Learn more about the MicroPAD here: https://www.panoramic.com/cityspaces-location/cityspaces-micropad/ .

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Shonda Ranson, Communications Coordinator
(650) 903-6302 or (408) 874-6632, sranson@mountainview.gov